Newsletter 3.6 – June 2017

The Maitreyayana Newsletter – Vol 3, No. 6 – June 2017

I passed my 70th birthday last month, and I finally feel like I’ve started to connect with some of the people that I’ll be working with as a cultural elder. I’ve moved to a larger and more vital music group, with a bigger sound that has literally increased my basal metabolism so that I no longer have to worry so much about keeping my weight down. Christmas: Waikiki; next summer, the whole archipelago; the summer after that, Moku Honu (American mainland) tour; one year later, the whole planet.

Practice Update: Sudoku, Anger Management & the Tai Xuan Jing

It turns out that that Japanese puzzle game Sudoku is good for anger management; it’s like isometrics for the perceptual circuitry in the brain; it stretches your perceptual field through both space and time, and helps you understand that what you’re angry about really sources back to yourself. This is particularly true for seniors; I’m convinced that the “personality changes” that occur in aging, and in particular the unforseen outbreaks of rage that we see in this cohort, are the result of degeneration of the perceptual circuitry in the brain due to fixed patterns that simply wear out the neurons and synapses that are most used, and guess what? Those that are most used are precisely those that we most depend on for the interpretation of meaning, as well as for ordinary functionality such as keeping track of trance anchors (keys, billfolds, IDs, anything that really screws you up if you lose it).

To make a long story short, when I first tried a Sudoku puzzle several months ago, it was like finding out that I couldn’t do a single pushup several years ago, and I freaked out and started obsessing this game, and found out that it worked; the coping mechanisms (with respect to perception) that these infuriating puzzles force you to learn, do generalize to your general perception of your environment, including the behavior of the people in it.

Sudoku has been criticized for being obsessive, and that’s like criticizing pushups for being obsessive. I’m sorry, you’re not going to change the way your brain functions without obsessing that change.

The Sudoku grid is the same as the grid for the Tai Xuan Jing, and I’m convinced that this is part of the preliminary practice in the lost Protocols of the Great Mother. Before recorded history, this was taught to little girls who in their maturity were able to produce perfect human bodies by meditating in groups on a matrix, in a process that did not involve sex. In real time, we’re going to begin bringing back this ancient process, but it will take some ten generations to get there. Right now, anger management is where we are with it as a whole planet, but even that will make the difference between life and death for many of those who, like me, have this karmic connection.

I’m making my proposed pilgrimage to India this fall conditional on whether I can reach critical mass in the the Gold “hard” level of this game by then (my current baseline is Silver). I do obsess this for several hours each day; this is what has replaced Maitreya Yoga as the element of practice that eats most time.

The main Indian community of Avatar Meher Baba is being haunted by a known sexual predator and terrorist. It would be suicide for me to go there unless that individual is finally removed from power, and unless I have corrected “cognitive deficits due to age” 100%, otherwise I’ll just be played like a fiddle by that person’s thug-tools. Putting a Bodhisattva in danger is a serious Precept violation, even when the Bodhisattva in question happens to be yourself.

Maitreya Meher Namo Namo,
Vishveshwar Bodhisattva

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Newsletter 3.5 – May 2017

The Maitreyayana Newlsetter, Vol 3, No. 5, May 2017

The only thing that God does not forgive is hypocrisy.
— Avatar Meher Baba

IN A FORMER STAGE of this life I had a musician friend called Robbie Basho, who was the unacknlowleged inventor of what later became known as the New Age Music genre. We had ridden together with Genghis Kahn in some of our previous lives. I had always been the warrior, and I was really really good at slaying Chinese by the thousands. Robbie had always been the musician who was sucked into amusing Temujin and his cretinous comapnions just to survive in the war zone that his home had become. Like me, Robbie loved the unimaginable beauty of the endless wind-swept plains of Central Asia.

I repented for my slight discourtesy towards thousands of witless nebishes who never would have risen above the degraded status of Chinese clodbuster if I had not put them out of their misery, by spending some 500 years in Chinese monasteries learning things which I’m still trying to figure out how to apply to “The. Real. World.” ((Why are you not pounding your degraded skulls into the floor yet, cretinous commoners? Don’t you know that the exalted status of The. Real. World. is the only thing that can be worshipped now?))

But Robbie remained what he was, an eternal musician, and as a result in this life he was born as a bona fide musical genius, while I was born as a bona fide spiritual attainer. And my entire reason for writing all this backstory, local lurking stink talkers, is to relay the only aphorism I ever heard from Robbie’s mouth: “Politics is that which interferes with Music.”

Music is a straight, beautiful, and very predictable path, and at the limit, it can be a spiritual Path in its own right. But my spiritual Path, which is essentially Siddha Yoga, is essentially none of the above, although it can have stages that include all of the above. My Path is that in which ordinary causal chains are deliberately and systematically interfered with and ultimately thrown out completely by the direct action of God himself. One of the results is that on this Path we do not get what we want, need, or deserve. We get God’s Will for us. One of the results of that in my case is a voice that can literally move thousands, a voice that is literally as powerful as that of the late great Israel “Iz” Kamakawiwo’ole.

I’m giving you fair warning, despicable stink talkers: My spirit guardians can take your mind, your carreer, and your life for interfering with my Path, and when that happens, it will not be my will or wish. Both God and I have given those titanically powerful Angels and Ashuras, who are among God’s many gifts to me, permission to act on their own cognizance and without my knowledge, because they know my real needs better than I know them myself.

Depraved and despicable stink-talk artists: If you knew the price that it has cost the Great Being, God Himself, to get me into human incarnation in the West in this life, you would be struck dumb by the knowledge, which is exactly what would happen to you anyway if justice were mine in your cases. Forunately for you, God does love fools. In fact, the more blind and witless you are, the more he will love you as long as you remain a fool, and so be it.

But mine are no longer the luxuries of a fool. Therefore I humbly beg you to stay out of my way. And, in case you haven’t noticed it yet, your perpetual filthy stink talk IS GETTING IN MY WAY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Maitreya Meher Namo Namo,
Vishveshwar Bodhisattva

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Newsletter 3.4 – April 2017

The Maitreyayana Newsletter, Vol. 3 No. 4, April 2017

Practice Update

1. Chinese Language

I’ve been through some reactivity about my goal of becoming fluent in Chinese, and it’s been due to excuses secondary to latent anger, such as “This speaker is SO Chinese! He cuts off the sound stream forcefully after each syllable, thus destroying the mantric force of his speech. Then he punches each syllable from his gut until he sounds like a machine gun.” Yes, they do that because they can’t help it; that’s what they were taught as children. I can allow for it and go on. And this: “This story is for grade-school children, and it’s SO STUPID.” In fact that story-teller is a skilled expert out of an oral tradition that literally goes back thousands of years, and she’s doing something that I could not do in a zillion years. It’s not her fault that I don’t have enough patience either to learn Chinese or to listen to her long enough to get the point of the story.

So the result was that I finally spent 48 hours doing absolutely nothing but inventing reasons NOT to listen to Taiwan radio, but when I finally got back around to it today, I found that somehow I learned a lot in the meantime anyway, and I can now understand almost half the Chinese I hear. That’s a miracle, that I’m getting close to critial mass when my mind will finally stop fighting it.

This kind of process is the result of living Hawaii. A fundamental law of the land here is that if it gets too intense and emotionally stupid, you should simply forget it until your feelings get back on board the process. This is quite different from the values in the mainstreams on both sides of the water, and it’s very effective for never demeaned enough imperishible hard bone old robeless monks.

2. ‘Ukulele and Hawaiian Culture

Hawaiian music is where my bliss really is, and it’s moving right along. I’m going to add a “Hawaii” link on the main navigation bar on the bloghead, and start that discussion with a few significant photos and some song lyrics. This will grow through time and may eventually be hived off as another (non-Wordpress) site. Since my last visit to India I have lived in semi-seclusion at home, and that stage is now over. I will start to move through the sacred sites that I am connected with on this island, and document that in this new section.

3. The Tai Xuan Jing

I now understand the Tai Xuan Jing, but am not ready to write what I know. I have to reach critical mass on this little problem of anger before I attempt that.

When eventually I write on the Tai Xuan Jing, it will go far beyond anything that now exists in verbal form in the Chinese esoteric tradition. The knowledge is there for sure, but I believe that there no longer exists in China anyone who can express it in any clearly encoded language, not even Chinese. So then maybe there is no possibility of doing that? Wrong, this is the clearest thing ever written, but its fully developed meaning was deliberately hidden beneath five layers of encodement, to protect it for the time when the human race would need it again, and that time is now most definitely upon all of us.

It will be at least a year before I am ready to engage this, but this magnificent scientific treatise and ode to the Great Mother is most definitely an essential part of the sacred Dharma of this lineage, and as the Marpa of the lineage, it will inevitably become my job to break it out into clear English vernacular. That opus magnum is destined to become my successor’s Bible.

Maitreya Meher Namo Namo,
Vishveshwar Bodhisattva, O’ahu, 7 Apr 17

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Newsletter 3.3 – March 2017

The Maitreyayana Newsletter – Vol. 3, No. 3, March 2017

Practice Update

Maitreyayana Yoga is over for me personally. Gone are the days of 4.5 hours of Siddha Yog starting at 0200; I’ve done it to fruition and exhaustion of the capacity to ever again do such a thing in this life. If I get really riled, I still sometimes do few breaths, but never more than 10 min. at a time, and I’m sure that over time this will also wane off naturally. It’s unethical to do Yoga that you don’t need.

However, I’m still doing morning calesthenics and isometrics; this is about a fixed birth karma that will kill me before I can transmit if I don’t correct it, and I will probably have to work on it for the rest of this life, or until I no longer have the vitality to do it anymore.

New stages start slow on a yogic Path, and you’re supposed to not push anything at all. So, for example, in real time, I’m absolutely not in a rush to visit India again, although I’m sure I would enjoy that, but not before September this year.

I’m really enjoying singing and playing ukulele with a proper teacher in a group. This is right on the Root Guru’s wishes, and besides being fun and full of bliss for me, you can actually make mega-bucks in Hawaii simply by knowing how to play ukulele right. But not if I try to push it. That would kill the spiritual transmission in it completely. “Don’t push the river,” and “Hawaiian Time” (same-same like “Indian Time,” because both places are sacred) are what works in this. And really, I don’t need more money, and if that happens it will be about the lineage’s needs rather than my own.

The instrument that I stumbled across after insisting on finding it my own way is a $50.00 instrument with a $500.00 voice. She just called to me when I was walking past a rack of over 100 ukulele, so I got her. She is that dark red color that the Hawaiians call ‘ele’ele, which means things like “beautiful, dark red, and “dark” in general. The Hawaiian creation myth begins in darkness, the “Land of Po,” which means what Maitreya Meher meant by “Real Nothing.”

The Hawaiian language may be even older than Sanskrit, and when actually understood, it is a language of manifestion, in which to name something is literally to bring it into existence. The Christain missionaries tried very hard to murder that fact of Hawaiian life, but some just never bought their flaky and paranoid story, and I’m one of those.

Therefore:

Hea, Hea, Hea! No ka Po mai nei ke kuleana ‘o wau, he inoa ka ke ‘Ele’Ele hea!

So have I named and called her from the Land of Po, because she wanted me first.

Maitreya Meher Namo Namo,
Bhauji’s Vishveshwar

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Newsletter 3.2 – Feb 2017

The Maitreyayana Newsletter- Vol. 3 No 2, February 2017

I have started writing the Third Commentary on Maitreya Yoga. This is an index file that currently includes four pages. The definitive and critical one is: General Overview of the Rules of the Maitreyayna Lineage. The others are riffs connecting this lineage to already existing East Asian ones. I will continue to write such pages to this Commentary for the forseeable future, and will copy the existing riff about Hakuin’s Zen Disease, a perennial favorite, to this location.

It is well that Hakuin’s Zen Disease has attracted attention, because this is precisely what has typically caused the failure of practice and downfall of intermediate Zen practicers throughout the history of Zen right up to this very day. on both sides of the water. The Chinese experience has been no better, but Chinese Zen records have been like Chinese economic statistics – flat rocks under which to hide from your karma. What’s under such flat rocks for Zen students is demons that will eat your head, your brain, your mind, and every single iota of your Dharma. The Japanese have been clear about this, and the Chinese have not, in both Zen and economics.

As I’ve recorded in the Third Commentary, the Intermediate Stage of this Yoge is concluded for me. That means that what I’ve attained in it is now stable, and I’m free to stop doing it. I will not stop doing it suddenly, but I will stage an orderly transition to the Advanced Stage – simply to be radiant from the Causal Heart in the kind of life of service that is described in the Fixed Conditions of Meher Baba’s New Life (there are other Advanced stages that are available in traditional Taoism, but I will not engage them). But what service? I don’t have disciples, and I don’t need them or want them, except Maitreya Third Mother, and it will take her 20 years, literally, to spend down her karma to where she’s ready to come.

Then Meherabad perhaps? Well, it’s really doubtful that there’s anything I can really do for that crew of hypocrites. Meherabad is crewed by people who got an Indian visa on the basis of their stated intention to live by the Fixed Conditions of Meher Baba’s New Life, and not only do they not even try to do that, but they are open and blatant in their non-compliance with the conditions of their visas. Somebody like me, who is actually capable of, and committed to, a lifestyle that is clearly beyond them would simply be a walking, talking challenge to everything they actually represent and are dedicated to in practice. In the past, they have literally tried to kill me on several occasions, and for exactly and precisely this reason.

I think that what you do in this kind of circumstance, when you belong to God by his choice and command, is simply to wait for His initiative in the matter.

Oh, and hey, I haven’t started it yet, but I do think that a certain judicious measure of celebration is in order about testing out of Intermediate Stage. “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” isn’t an entirely pagan heresy! It does have its uses when you’ve taken care of basics! Thank You SO Much, Blissful Lord What Am! I COULD NOT have done it without you.

Maitreya Meher Namo Namo,
Vishveshwar Bodhisattva

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Of the Passing Today of Legendary China Corresponent Clare Hollingworth at 105

Sources:

VOA, Hollingworth 100th birthday

October 10th, 1911 marked the outbreak of the Chinese revolution. It also was the birthdate of a remarkable British woman, Clare Hollingworth, who would become one of the most prominent correspondents in the latter part of her life in Beijing and Hong Kong. …

VOA, Hollingworth Obit.

Veteran British journalist Clare Hollingworth, who broke the news that World War II had begun, died Tuesday in Hong Kong at the age of 105. …

Maitreya Meher Namo Namo,
Vishveshwar

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A Big Buddhist Wake-up Call for the Year of the Rooster


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The Kalachakra ritual, which brings Bodhisattvic (benevolent) intentions down from the Dharmakaya (Maitreya Meher’s Mental World) to the interface between the Sambhogakaya (MM’s Subtle World) and the gross world, is a damned fine way to kick off the Year of the Rooster.

But what I most like about this graphic is that the only Buddhist on the stage is the Dalai Lama. The others are all Hindus, except that one mustachioed Sikh who is at least sort of Hindu. The native Hindu culture of Mother India is also the mother culture of Buddhism. Let us not forget that please, East Asians. Without the warmth of Mother India, which is simply alien to East Asia, the Buddhism which has been universally adopted throughout East Asia could not have been initiated on this planet in the first place.

Maitreya Meher Namo Namo,
Vishveshwar Bodhisattva

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